Latest from Lally Weymouth

‘We don’t want to be frightened anymore’: The opposition candidate on the protests in Belarus

President Alexander Lukashenko’s election opponent, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, explains why the people have finally had enough.
  • Aug 26, 2020

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya: 'I am afraid every single day'

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya spoke to The Washington Post's Lally Weymouth.
  • Aug 26, 2020

Afghanistan’s president on holding ‘the most difficult job on Earth’

Ashraf Ghani says he has an ‘excellent relationship’ with President Trump.
  • Jan 23, 2020

How Italy’s new — and old — prime minister ditched the right wing

Giuseppe Conte on changing coalition partners and how to handle refugees
  • Sep 30, 2019

Greece’s new prime minister wants to turn the country around

Kyriakos Mitsotakis on how he hopes to make Greece the ‘success story’ of Europe.
  • Sep 25, 2019

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s Nobel candidate, on how to respond to gun violence

The prime minister chats about Chinese interference and governing as a new mom.
  • Sep 12, 2019

Did Slovakia just slow European populism’s momentum?

‘People tend to vote for these extremist parties out of frustration,’ says the incoming president.
  • Apr 12, 2019

Juan Guaidó: If Maduro arrests me, it ‘would be a coup d’etat’

Venezuela’s opposition leader prepares to reenter the country and make his final push against the regime.
  • Mar 3, 2019

‘We want to decide who is allowed to come into Austria’

Austria’s right-wing Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on immigration, the E.U. and President Trump
  • Feb 21, 2019

Brazil’s populist new president on women, Venezuela and his love for Trump

Jair Bolsonaro defended the nation’s former military dictatorship and acknowledged that his unpopular policies might make a second term impossible.
  • Jan 24, 2019